Category Archives: Comfort

Investing in the Kingdom of God

I preached this message on April 28, 2013. Matt. 6:19-24.  –  31min. Summary of the sermon:  We all live for a treasure, that treasure controls your heart and your behavior. Money and materialism can blind us spiritually.  Stats on the … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

A few people in our church have recently experienced the death of a loved one, so I wrote this article for them.  I pray it is a comfort to them and others in my church that may lose a loved … Continue reading

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What Should My Focus Be?

Matthew 6:33-34 says, “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.  Therefore don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of its … Continue reading

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Why do I have these problems when Jesus promised me peace?

Easter is approaching and Easter means life, it means hope, it means peace, so why do I have these problems?  Put yourself in the disciple’s shoes for a moment. They have spent three years with Jesus and they saw miracle … Continue reading

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How is God’s power made perfect in my weakness?

2 Cor. 12:9 says, “But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.  Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in … Continue reading

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Is God in Control?

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.”  Romans 8:28. If God isn’t in control we would all be in big trouble!  If … Continue reading

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